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18 min ago | Tri-cityherald.com

Synthetic drug called N-Bomb can be deadly to kids

The drug commonly known as N-Bomb, which causes hallucinations and a feeling of euphoria, has been blamed by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration for at least 19 deaths of people aged 15 to 29 between March 2012 and last November.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Drug Enforcement Administration, Teenagers

4 hrs ago | KIII

Governors group skirts 'radioactive' Common Core

Reviled by staunch conservatives, the common education standards designed to improve schools and student competitiveness are being modified by some Republican governors, who are pushing back against what they call the federal government's intrusion into the classroom.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence, Terry Branstad, US Governors, Iowa, Kids

7 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

Obama may hold fix to flood of immigrant kids

President Barack Obama can take action to relieve much of the crisis caused by tens of thousands of unaccompanied children crossing the southern U.S. border without waiting for what is likely to be a contentious and lengthy Congressional battle, say two key lawmakers, one Democrat and the other, Republican.

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Related Topix: Kids, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, us Travel, Travel, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Rogers

7 hrs ago | WFAA-TV Dallas

Obama may hold fix to flood of immigrant kids

Two key lawmakers say President Barack Obama can alleviate a growing humanitarian crisis involving tens of thousands of child immigrants without waiting for Congress to act.

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Related Topix: Kids, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Dianne Feinstein, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Rogers

10 hrs ago | KFVS12

Foster children become focus of California schools

SAN FRANCISCO - California is embarking on a first-of-its-kind attempt to improve the academic lives of foster youth by giving schools more money to meet their special learning and emotional needs and holding educators and administrators accountable.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Elk Grove, CA, Standardized Testing, Education, Kids

11 hrs ago | Daily World

Voices: A window into troubled lives

Not long ago, I observed from the doorway as DEA agents executed a search warrant on a suspected heroin dealer's drab, one-bedroom duplex in a scruffy Albuquerque neighborhood.

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Related Topix: Drug Enforcement Administration, Drugs, Arts, Painting, Kids

15 hrs ago | The News-Messenger

Science?In the summer?

Summer: It's the perfect time for a science lesson. But we're not talking about sitting the kids down with a stack of text books "Kids like hands-on science," Gabe Costa, a teacher at Mansfield City Schools' Spanish Immersion School, said.

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Related Topix: Kids, Ohio, Johnstown, OH, Life, Hobbies, Bird Watching, Home Gardening, Home, Libraries

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Sunherald.com

Student seeks understanding of schizophrenia

She's just graduated from Ballou Senior High school in Southeast Washington. She's gentle and quiet but she notices a lot.

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News Herald

4 teens shot, injured after Toledo festival

The Blade newspaper reports three of the teens -- 17-year-olds James Arnold and Marquise Robinson, and 16-year-old Keontae Johnson -- were identified as victims in the shooting.

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Related Topix: Toledo, OH, Teenagers

KRNV-TV Reno

City of Bell wants to house immigration detainees

The city of Bell on the edge of Los Angeles is planning to open a temporary shelter for the Central American kids who have arrived at the U.S.-Mexico border in recent months.

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Tri-cityherald.com

Man convicted of deadly attack on sleeping kids

Osvaldo Rivera, of Camden, was found guilty Friday of felony murder and numerous other charges by a jury that reached its verdict after deliberating for less than three hours.

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KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

Gaza deaths rise amid Israel, Hamas battle

The latest wave of attacks between Hamas and Israel showed no signs of abating Saturday, as the two sides battled it out with rockets and airstrikes.

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Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, World News, Teenagers

Lancaster Eagle-Gazette

Keeping kids off drugs more difficult than 'Just Say No'

The cheapest, most effective way to reduce the number of addicts in Ohio seems like the most obvious -- stop children from using drugs.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Kids, US Governors, John Kasich, Coshocton, OH

Fri Jul 11, 2014

KPIC

Union leader derides Obama education chief

The president of the nation's second-largest teachers union said Friday that President Barack Obama's education chief has turned his back on the concerns of educators and parents, but she stopped short of calling for his ouster.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Kids, Los Angeles County, CA

KMBC-TV

US official at border: 'We'll send you back'

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson has something to say to people contemplating illegal migration to the United States: "We'll send you back."

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Kids, US News, Artesia, NM, Rick Perry, US Governors

WWNC-AM Asheville

FTC Sues Amazon Over In-App Purchases

The Federal Trade Commission is going after Amazon.com. The FTC filed a complaint Thursday accusing Amazon of unlawfully billing parents millions of dollars for in-app purchases made by their kids in mobile games.

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KFVS12

Kirk demands background checks on immigrant kids

Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk is demanding criminal background checks on the unaccompanied children that have crossed the U.S. border with Mexico.

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Related Topix: Prison, Kids

WNNJ.com

The Deported L.A. Gangs Behind This Border Kid Crisis

Poverty was surely a factor, as no doubt was the mistaken belief that American immigration authorities would not send back unaccompanied children.

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Related Topix: Kids, Prison, Honduras, World News, Central America, Central America Travel, Travel, Honduras Travel

Crosswalk

Parents' Number One Assignment - UpWords - Week of July 11-17

Proverbs 22:6 says, "Direct your children onto the right path, and when they are older, they will not leave it."

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Yahoo!

Obama official says immigrant kids draining funds

The Homeland Security agency responsible for removing immigrants who are in the country illegally will run out of money by mid-August unless Congress approves President Barack Obama's emergency request for $3.7 billion to help deal with a flood of child immigrants crossing the border illegally without their parents, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, Kids, US Politics, Barack Obama, Nancy Pelosi, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Harry Reid, US Senate, Patrick Leahy

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